2010 WAMI Award Winners

 

Artist of the Year: Cory Chisel

New Artist of the Year: Pezzettino
Song of the Year: “Born Again” by Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons
Swing/Big Band Artist of the Year: Swing Nouveau
Blues Artist of the Year: Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys
Male Vocalist of the Year: Danny Gokey
Female Vocalist of the Year: Amy Jo Doty
Cover Band of the Year: Oil Can Harry
Bluegrass Band of the Year: Liberty Bluegrass Band, .357 String Band
Country Band of the Year: Grand Union
Rising Star of the Year: Tallan Latz
Reggae/World/Ska Band of the Year: Unity
Christian/Gospel Artist of the Year: Saved by Grace
Alternative Artist of the Year: Jaill
Hard Rock/Metal Band of the Year: Spiral Trance
Pop Artist of the Year: Bascom Hill
Hip Hop/Rap Artist of the Year: Kid Millions
Polka Artist of the Year: Steve Meisner Band
R&B Artist of the Year: Midnight Groove
Tribute Band of the Year: Beatallica
Jazz Artist of the Year: Jazz Orgy
Americana Artist of the Year: The Blueheels
Rock Artist of the Year: Greg Waters & the Broad Street Boogie
Album of the Year: “Death Won’t Send a Letter,” Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons
Guitarist of the Year: Chris Dame
Bass Player of the Year: Guy Fiorentini
Drummer of the Year: Bobby Sellers Jr.
Reeds/Brass Player of the Year: Steve Cooper, Peter Neumer
Keyboard Player of the Year: Rick Forkes
Specialty Instrumentalist of the Year: Danny Jerabek, Cecilio Negron Jr.
Producer of the Year: Gary Tanin
Recording Studio of the Year: Rock Garden Studio
Venue of the Year: Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee
Radio Station of the Year: WAPL-FM 105.7
Print/Online Media of the Year: Shepherd Express

People’s Choice Award Winners:
Northeast: Rob Anthony
Northwest: Mean Tooth Grin
Southeast: The Whiskey Belles
Southwest: Pat Watters Band